Family Drug Support Australia
Support Line: 1300 368 186
(available 24 hours 7 days a week)

Support the Family - Improve the Outcome

Support The Family – Improve The Outcome

Workshop Objectives:


  • Gain knowledge of successful 'Models of Change' for supporting families affected by someone’s drug issues.
  • Identify the 5 stages that families experience and effective ways to respond.
  • Learn how to communicate more effectively with families in a work and/or professional situation.
  • Develop understanding and gain skills to assist families to build resilience and improve the outcome for both the person who uses the drug and the family.
  • Recognise the importance of psycho-social education for a family, in relation to the significant barriers they may face.


Bookings are essential.

For bookings or to make enquiries, please phone the facilitator listed or follow the Eventbrite link.


Important Information


 FDS Update regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19)

 As FDS is a National organisation, we operate across a number of jurisdictions.

 We work with the information being provided to our workers in each state regarding

 re-opening of groups and courses.  Therefore, not all States will re-open at the same time.

 As our groups/courses/events re-open, our website will be the most up-to-date source of accurate information.

If you require support please call our Support Line:

 24/7 Telephone Line: 1300 368 186

Or book an online 1 to 1 with a FDS worker through

We have protocols in place to ensure yours and our staff safety. Each venue determines the size of our groups and workshops. During this difficult time, if you are seeking any clarification please call the facilitator.

 We apologise for any inconvenience but assure you that as soon as we are able to, it is our priority to resume all our groups and courses on a regular, ongoing basis.

 We appreciate your patience and wish everyone the very best during this period of uncertainty.


Tony Trimingham, OAM, CEO

SA - ONLINE                                    Tuesday, 31 May 2022                                                             (1.00 PM - 4.00 PM)                                                                   

Venue: Online via Zoom.

Bookings & Enquiries: Please contact Sally 0490 536 989 by 30 May to make your booking or click on the link to book directly through Eventbrite.


Hosted by Port Macquarie Hastings Local Drug Action Team

NSW - Port Macquarie                    Friday, 3 June 2022                                                             (9.00 AM - 4.00 PM)                                                                   

Venue: Port Macquarie Racecourse, Clydesdale Room, 283 Oxley Highway, Port Macquarie.

Bookings & Enquiries: Please contact Raewyn 0412 113 323 by 1 June to make your booking or click on the link to book directly through Eventbrite.

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